Musashi’s Nine Principles of Strategy



1.  Do not think dishonestly
2.  The way is in the training
3.  Become acquainted with every art.
4.  Know the ways of all professions.
5.  Distinguish between gain and loss in worldly matters.
6.  Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything.
7.  Perceive those things which cannot be seen.
8. Pay attention even to trifles.
9. Do nothing which is of no use.

— Miyamoto Musashi
The Book of Five Rings

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